Laundry Clearing Sale

The South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB) outsourced its laundry service at the end of 2019 and we are now selling our surplus laundry machinery, sundry equipment and remaining linen by way of silent auction.

All auction items are being auctioned in a ‘as is where is’ condition and SCDHB hold no responsibility for the condition of the equipment.

Key Dates:

  • The SCDHB Laundry site will be open for equipment inspections on Friday 26th of June 2020 and Wednesday 1st of July 2020 between 12pm and 2pm – bookings essential
  • Bids must be submitted in writing via email to by the 19th of July 2020 at 5.00pm
  • Bidders will be notified by 5.00pm 24th of July 2020 of successful bidsPayment for successful bids must be made by 31st of July 2020 via internet banking
  • Equipment must be removed from SCDHB Laundry site by the 14th of August 2020

If payment has not been made, or equipment has not been removed by the above specified dates, SCDHB reserve the right to offer the equipment to another bidder or dispose of the equipment without notice. Once payment has been made, all sales are final, no refunds, returns or exchanges will be accepted.

If the auction bids do not meet the reserve prices, SCDHB reserve the right to either enter direct negotiations with another bidder or not sell the item. SCDHB reserve the right to not accept a bid without providing any notice or reason and we reserve the right to sell the equipment on piece basis or as a complete lot.

Inspections are highly recommended as it is the buyer’s responsibility to ascertain the suitability of the items to their purposes. For Health & Safety reason bookings are required for all inspections.

The buyer is solely responsible for providing personnel, equipment and material required to collect purchased equipment and the buyer assumes responsibility for the removal of and any costs relating to inspection and removal. This includes any and all risks associated with such equipment removal. The buyer and their contractors must abide by all SCDHB Health & Safety policies. The buyer’s removal plan must be shared with SCDHB and any factors identified that could potentially affect the normal functioning of SCDHB must be discussed before work undertaken.

Click here to download the laundry equipment list.

Click here to download the laundry auction bidding sheet.

For any queries, to make inspection arrangements or to submit your auction bid sheet, please contact Tania Kelly on 027 461 2671 or